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Gloria Ann Bailey Bunting

September 26, 1938 June 12, 2019
Gloria Ann Bailey Bunting
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Mrs. Gloria Ann Bailey Bunting, age 80, of Davison, Michigan, formerly of Grahn, Kentucky, passed away Wednesday morning, June 12, 2019, with family by her side, at Ascension Genesys Hospital in Grand Blanc, Michigan.

She was born September 26, 1938, in Cabin Creek, West Virginia, a daughter of the late Jess and Goldie Bailey.

Gloria graduated from East Bank High School and Cosmetology School in Columbus Ohio. She worked in the Mott Building in Flint, Michigan as a beautician, and after five years she worked out of her home the rest of her career. Gloria was the president of Grahn School Community Center and enjoyed crafting, antiquing, auctions and volunteered endless hours for multiple charities and events.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 30 years, Howard Bunting Jr., in 1988; her companion, Cecil Knipp, in 2004; two sisters, Janet Gale Minick and Eva Joyce Martin; and one nephew, David Martin.

Gloria is survived by one son, Michael Bunting (Ginger); one daughter, Dyana Bryant; six grandchildren, Adam Bunting, Rachel Cowgill (Mark), Alisha Bryant, Karlie Bunting, Zachary Bunting and Jordan Bryant; four great grandchildren, Ian Bryant, Cailyn Cowgill, Lily Ball and Hailey Cowgill; one brother, Henry Thomas Bailey; one sister, Bobbie Jean Beverly; nine nephews, Joe Beverly and John Martin (Teresa), Bill Martin, James Martin, Jon Minnick, Jeffrey Minnick, Fred Stout, Charles Stout and Michael Stout; six nieces, Lynetta Richardson, Jacki Garner, Jill Baumann, Karen Richard, Carol Wilson and Sharon Kodak; and extended family, Barry and Amanda Bryant, Ashley Dyer, Brandon Dyer, Salenia Smith and staff/workers at Grahn School Community Center. She also leaves many other family members and many good friends, especially Janena Reynolds, who will sadly miss her.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at Globe Funeral Chapel in Olive Hill, Kentucky with Brother Jimmy Barker officiating. Burial will follow at the Olive Hill Memorial Park in Olive Hill, Kentucky.

Friends may visit from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, 2019 and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at Globe Funeral Chapel, 17277 West US Highway, Olive Hill, Kentucky 41164.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations, in honor of Gloria, to be sent to Grahn School Community Center, PO Box 138, Grahn, Kentucky 41142.

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